Dallas Willard (1935-2013) professor and author wrote:
“The fact that religious leaders often resist the idea that the entire business arena is a place of divine action is testament to the lack of a holistic perspective regarding the type and nature of “good things” (blessings) God is working in and through our lives. In such circumstances local businesspeople may be farther ahead in the ways of the kingdom than those leading a local church. Business is an amazingly effective means of delivering God’s love to the world by loving, serving, and providing for one another. God loves the world (John 3:16), and because he does, he has arranged the enterprise and organization of business as a primary moving force to demonstrate this love throughout human history. Thus, the field of business and its unique knowledge fall perfectly into what can and should be understood as an essential realm of human activity that can and must come under the influence and control of God’s benevolent reign.
(From: ‘The Divine Conspiracy Continued: Fulfilling God’s Kingdom on Earth’)
“Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” Jesus